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4 bed detached house for sale

£1,200,000 Guide price

Thurston, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP31

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Property features

  • Outstanding single storey home
  • Beautiful established gardens
  • Sought after location
  • Extensively remodelled to the highest of standards
  • Approximately 4500 sq ft of accommodation
  • Extensive vehicle parking
  • Double garage
  • Swimming pool
  • Pool house and summer house
  • Grounds reaching almost 2 acres

Property description

This stunning and unique home comprises of an outstanding single storey country property set in beautiful, well established gardens. Occupying an exclusive setting along a quiet lane on the edge of the sought after village of Thurston, only a few minutes outside of the town centre of Bury St Edmunds. The property has been enlarged and extensively remodelled to the highest of standards in 2001 by the current owners and now provides spacious accommodation with a most elegant atmosphere. There is a wealth of high quality and bespoke features which include large sash windows, Limestone flooring, traditional ceiling moulds, French doors with fanlight and fine Georgian style fireplaces.

Accommodation
The accommodation comprises; grand entrance hall offering a great deal of light via a large skylight and limestone tiled flooring, doors entering the study with bespoke hand built furniture. Fabulous dining hall sitting centrally within the house with double aspect views over the rear gardens and door leading to an outside dining terrace and further doors leading to the remaining reception rooms including French doors opening to a splendid drawing room enjoying double aspect views over the gardens and a fine fireplace with decorative wooden surround and slate coloured marble hearth. The sitting room enjoys triple aspect views and features a brick built fireplace with marble surround and Hunter multi fuel burning stove. The kitchen/breakfast room has bespoke handmade wall and base units with Silestone worktops. There are high quality integrated appliances, a traditional Aga and walk in pantry. The room enjoys views over the rear gardens and swimming pool area. The utility is a spacious area with a range of units beneath worktops. There is plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and space for fridge/freezer. There is also a handy large boot and cloak cupboard and a door leading to the rear. The cloakroom has a low level WC, wash hand basin and dressing table. The boiler room is a useful walk in airing cupboard with shelving and storage.

The bedroom wing is approached through a delightful library hall area with roof light window and limestone floor. The principle suite is a splendid feature within the property with stunning views. There is a great deal of wardrobes and drawer space, a separate dressing room providing further storage space and a door leading to the outside pool area. The luxurious en-suite bathroom is fitted with WC, bidet, his and hers vanity sink unit, shower cubicle and a Jacuzzi bath. There is a second en-suite shower room with WC, vanity wash hand basin and double shower cubicle. Bedroom two has views and a door leading to the outside pool area, there is fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room comprising WC, wash hand basin, panel bath with Victorian style shower attachment. Bedroom three again enjoys views over the gardens and has fitted wardrobes. Bedroom four again is a very generous sized room with views over the gardens. There is a family bathroom with limestone tiled flooring and marble walls. The suite comprises WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower attachment.

Outside
The property is situated on a quiet country lane behind a high tree line affording a great deal of privacy and approached via double gates that lead to a private driveway providing plenty of off road parking and access to the Double Garage with power and light connected and electric roller doors. The house sits centrally within its grounds that measure approximately 2 acres and feature three main lawns interspersed by a variety of mature fruit and blossom trees, many well stocked mature shrub bed borders and rose arches. A large outside swimming pool area features an outside dining terrace, raised beds and borders and a swimming pool. A timber framed pool house provides changing facilities and WC. There is also a further range of useful timber framed garden stores and a greenhouse with enclosed vegetable garden with raised planters. The ground provide outstanding views to the surrounding open countryside. There is a suitable level grassed area for a tennis court or paddock.

Location
The property is pleasantly situated along a quiet lane on the edge of the attractive village of Thurston which is about 5 miles east of the historic Cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds. The village has a railway station with British Rail connections to Ipswich, Cambridge, Stowmarket (Liverpool Street about 85 minutes). There are good local village amenities including primary school, well regarded community college, a lovely old church, two public houses, post office and general stores, village garage, butchers, hairdressers and recreation ground. The village of Thurston is within about 1 mile of the A14 dual carriageway which links to the east coast ports, Cambridge and London via the M11 Motorway.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £299,041 Sales 298 Current average value £351,942 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £21,982 ▲ 6.66%

Property value data/graphs for IP31

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £416,813 £263 3.8 £362,642
Semi-detached £252,926 £262 3.0 £244,675
Terraced £212,729 £247 2.5 £220,400
Flats £138,653 - 2.0 £153,103

Current asking prices in IP31

Average: £389,104
Avg. current asking prices in IP31
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £165,000
(1)
£168,499
(8)
£303,684
(19)
£503,043
(23)
£795,000
(5)
Flats - £213,750
(2)
- - -
All £165,000
(1)
£177,550
(10)
£303,684
(19)
£503,043
(23)
£795,000
(5)

Current asking rents in IP31

Average: £1,032 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in IP31
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £867 pcm
(3)
£949 pcm
(1)
£1,499 pcm
(1)
£1,426 pcm
(1)
Flats £750 pcm
(1)
- - - -
All £750 pcm
(1)
£867 pcm
(3)
£949 pcm
(1)
£1,499 pcm
(1)
£1,426 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for IP31

Highest value in IP31
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Thedwastre Road £745,657
Hunston, Bury St. Edmunds IP31 £601,721
The Park £598,251
Beyton Road £591,200
Livermere Road £537,322
Highest turnover in IP31
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Charity William Way 50.0%
Long Thurlow Row 50.0%
Stanton 48.4%
Thomas Close 45.8%
Bobbys Way 45.5%

What Zoopla users think of Thurston

Overall rating:

  • currently 3 stars
Good - 64%

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Nearby transport

  • Thurston (0.6 miles)
  • Elmswell (4.0 miles)
  • Bury St Edmunds (4.6 miles)
  • Norwich International Airport (35.0 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (35.2 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (46.9 miles)
  • Harwich International Ferry Terminal (27.6 miles)
  • Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing (27.8 miles)
  • Harwich Harbour Ferry Landing (28.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Thurston Church of England Primary Academy (0.4 miles)
  • Rougham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (1.5 miles)
  • Norton CEVC Primary School (2.2 miles)
  • King Edward VI Church of England Voluntary Controlled Upper School (4.9 miles)
  • Bury St Edmunds County Upper School (5.0 miles)
  • West Suffolk College (5.1 miles)
  • Thurston Community College (0.8 miles)
  • Beyton Middle School (1.0 mile)
  • Ixworth Middle School (4.0 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,010 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 120,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £3,830 /mo Find available rates

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£234/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £51 Electricity £57 Estimated energy cost £108/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 19300 kWh/year
Electricity: 4900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Water Supply £23 Sewerage £29 Estimated water cost £52 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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